Tourism

Govt mulls more night tourism events: tourism chief

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes attending Sunday’s Macau Forum as a guest speaker said that the government was studying the possibility of launching more night tourism events.

12 Nov, 2018

MGTO & travel trade promote Macau at CIIE

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said in a statement Tuesday that it has organised a delegation of Macau’s travel trade to this week’s 1st China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai

7 Nov, 2018

Hotel guests in Sept rise 6 pct to 1.1 million

Macau’s 116 hotels and guesthouses recorded 1.1 million guests in September, a 6 pct increase year on year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said.

1 Nov, 2018

Japanese visitors drop 19 pct

Macau’s number of Japanese visitor arrivals dropped by 19.1 percent year-on-year to 24,900 in September, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced this week.

26 Oct, 2018

Delta bridge operation has ‘smooth’ start: transport chief

The Pearl River Delta’s mammoth bridge inaugurated by President Xi Jinping on Tuesday had a “smooth” start Wednesday, Macau’s transport chief said.

25 Oct, 2018

Macau will benefit from delta bridge opening: MGTO chief

Macau’s top tourism official said Tuesday she was convinced that the city would benefit from the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB), which was officially opened by President Xi Jinping in Zhuhai.

24 Oct, 2018

Macau passport holders granted visa-free access to Myanmar

Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) passport holders have been granted visa-free access to Myanmar, the Identification Service Bureau said in a statement Wednesday.

11 Oct, 2018

2,309 eateries generate 11.2 billion patacas in 2017

Macau’s 2,309 eateries generated 11.2 billion patacas in receipts last year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced.

10 Oct, 2018

Macau becoming ‘preferred destination’: Pansy Ho

Macau has developed itself with the “right infrastructure” and is becoming a “preferred destination” for visitors, Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) Secretary-General and Vice Chairwoman Pansy Ho Chiu King said during a GTEF press conference at MGM Cotai Monday .

9 Oct, 2018

China team won the Macao International Fireworks Contest

Liuyang New Year Fireworks Trading Co., Ltd from China won the 29th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest held in Macau in September and October.

2 Oct, 2018

More than 23 million visited Macau between January and August

In the first eight months of the year, 23,251,990 visitors came in, or 8.9%, compared to the same period of 2017, according to information from the  Macau Statistics and Census Service.

25 Sep, 2018

Hotel receipts top 32 billion patacas last year

Macau’s 79 hotels and 34 guesthouses recorded receipts of 32.59 billion patacas last year, a year-on-year increase of 14.7 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Tuesday.

19 Sep, 2018

Macau serves as important ‘vehicle’ for China-Japan-S Korea bonds

Delivering a speech during the 10th China-Japan-South Korea Cultural Ministers’ Meeting in Harbin, the capital of the north-eastern province of Heilongjiang, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Thursday that Macau is serving as an important place for people-to-people bonds and cultural exchanges between the three East Asian countries

31 Aug, 2018

Macau hotel guests rise 6.8 pct to 8 million in Jan-July

Macau’s hotel sector recorded 8.09 million guests in the first seven months of the year, a year-on-year growth of 6.8 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Thursday.

31 Aug, 2018

Guangzhou-Shenzhen-HK link opening also good for Macau: tourism chief

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Sunday that next month’s opening of the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link will also benefit the development of Macau.

27 Aug, 2018

Almost 20 million visited Macau from January to July

Macau received almost 20 million visitors In the first seven months of 2018, a 7.4% year-on-year increase, according to statement released Thursday by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

24 Aug, 2018

THE 13 Hotel expects to open this month

THE 13 Hotel, which reportedly cost US$1.6 billion to build, in Seac Pai Van in Coloane is expected to open on or before August 31, South Shore Holdings Limited said in a statement Wednesday.

2 Aug, 2018

Firework contest returns after Hato suspension

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced Monday that the 29th Macau International Firework Display Contest will take place in September as well as on National Day, with this annual event coming back following its cancellation last year after Macau had been devastated by deadly Super Typhoon Hato.

24 Jul, 2018

Visitors arrivals up 8pc in the first half year of 2018

In the first half year of 2018, visitor arrivals to Macau totalled 16,814,190, up by 8.0% year-on-year, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

23 Jul, 2018

Hotel guests rise 4.7 pct in May

Macau’s 115 hotels and guesthouses recorded 1.17 million guests in May, a year-on-year growth of 4.7 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.

3 Jul, 2018